Yarima Karama spent almost 20 years in many different federal prisons for a non-violent crime. He has maintained his innocence in saying that he was not guilty. When sentencing Karama the judge told him that he didn’t want to give Karama the time, but he had to give him the time due to laws. While in prison Karama became an avid reader, rapper, and poet. Since being released he has released an album, traveled the country performing, and started a Youtube channel. The series he started on Youtube is called “Voices From Behind The Wall”, he explains his experiences in prison.
In this video Yarima expresses himself and his thoughts through spoken word poetry with much emotion.